Chilean poet Cecilia Vicuna performance at the Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art. Vicuna uses words in Spanish and English, a capella singing, non-verbal vocal sounds, and other sound effects in her performance concerning the significance of September 11th in Chilean history, among other topics.
Cecilia Vicuna gives a lecture on Word and Thread. She opens with a chant and then leads into a discussion of language and the various forms in which it manifests. Examples include textile, line and word. She traces the origin of many words including: polvo, order, line and nombre. There are many references to Andian Quechua culture and the quipo. The lecture closes and is followed by many students questions. July 15, 1994.